Types of Compounds

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Lelija Kazlauskas 3J
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Types of Compounds

Postby Lelija Kazlauskas 3J » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:15 pm

How do you know if a compound is ionic or covalent?

Philip
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Re: Types of Compounds

Postby Philip » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:19 pm

Based on their electronegativity, i believe

RasikaObla_4I
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Re: Types of Compounds

Postby RasikaObla_4I » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:21 pm

If the electronegativity difference between two atoms is greater than 2, then the bond is normally ionic and if the difference is less than 1.5 then the bond is normally covalent.


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